Prepares student dental hygienists to select safe and effective patient premedication and within the scope of dental hygiene practice. Students will also learn to recognize potential pharmacological contraindications for specific patients and to take measures to avoid negative impact or alert other members of the dental team to possible negative impact.
Prerequisites: 10-806-186 INTRO TO BIOCHEMISTRY, 10-806-197 MICROBIOLOGY and 10-508-106 DENTAL HYGIENE PROCESS II. Pre/Corequisite: 10-508-112 DENTAL HYGIENE PROCESS III. Condition: Accepted into the Dental Hygienist Associate Degree program.